From stately cathedrals and castles to a historic London market, you can find Harry Potter filming locations all over the UK. Samantha Berit shares her muggles guide to visiting the best of the bunch with your family.

10/10 Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

All kids dream of receiving that letter to Hogwarts on their 11th birthday. Whether your child is eagerly waiting for that double-digit birthday cake or sullenly facing the harsh reality of the muggle-world, make them smile with a trip to Alnwick Castle. Used as the exterior for some Hogwarts filming, walk the campus to see iconic scene spots. Check out the Outer Bailey for flying lessons with Madam Hooch or pop in to Inner Bailey to see where Harry and Ron crashed the Weasley family’s car.

Location: Alnwick NE66 1NQ

Price: Adult - £15, Child (5-16) - £7.95, Child (0-4) - Free

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